Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Morus australis Poir.

Family: Moraceae Genus: Morus Species: Morus australis Poir.






Synonym Morus acidosa Griff., Morus cavaleriei Lev.,Morus bombycis Koidz. Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Common mulberry Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Australian Mulberry, Common mulberry Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Upto 1500 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruiting spikes slightly enlarged, dark-purple when ripe
Habitat Occour in open scrub forests Bark Type Rugged
Distribution India, Bhutan, China, Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Nepal and Taiwan Bark Details Bark grayish brown, blaze whitish, exuding copious milky latex
Distribution in manipur , Central, Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Deciduous trees or shrubs, to 8 m high; buds, stipules and young leaves with long hairs Leaf Details Leaves variable, usually ovate, 5-10 x 3.5-6 cm, sometimes 3(5) lobed, acuminate, serrate or crenate serrate, scabrous above, pubescent below, base cordate, 3-nerved

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found